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Communicator’s Showcase coming Feb. 1

The University of Iowa Cancer Prevention and Control Research Network (CPCRN) would like to announce: The National HPV Vaccination Roundtable will be hosting a “We’re…

Using Evidence-Based Practices

A Webinar for Public Health Practitioners & Community Partners (Thursday, January 12, 2017 2-3 PM Central)

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Careers in Public Health

Learn more about a few of the many PRC students who have gone on to rewarding public health careers. Read more…

Cancer Prevention in Latino Community

A team of CPH investigators, including Jason Daniel-Ulloa, are studying cancer issues in the state’s Latino population. The researchers are partnering with residents in West Liberty, IA. Read more…

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Comunidades Saludables

Barbara Baquero is building connections to improve the health of rural communities, with a focus on Iowa’s growing Latino population. Read more…

Prevention Research Centers

The Prevention Research Centers study how people and their communities can avoid or counter the risks for chronic illnesses. Read more…

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Giving kids a taste for healthy foods

Pick a better snack™  developed by the Iowa Nutrition Network in the Iowa Department of Public Health is becoming a model for other states.  Read more…


The University of Iowa Prevention Research Center offers workshops, seminars and events for the community. Discover what we have to offer you!

Active Ottumwa

In April 2012, the UI PRC began partnering with the Ottumwa community to improve the quality of life and health of Ottumwa residents.




Hurry out to enjoy that beautiful weather in Ottumwa with an active Dog and Jog group with our PAL Katelyn Myers from 4:30-5:30 at the Ottumwa Cemetery tonight! Meet her at the Vanness entrance and get a healthy jog with your pup in! ...

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Come boost your mood by participating in a welcoming walking group, all held at Quincy Place Mall! Join PALs Sandy Berto at 11:30 am, Twila Foster at 5:00 pm and last, but not least at all, Blaire Seims at 6:00 pm! Please join us! ...

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